Beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXVI, K 1600(C3)

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

14.1162

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large (1.7 cm in diameter) and three small red beads (0.4 cm in diameter)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave 1600(C3). 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition